Neuro-Oncologist (Assistant/Associate/Professor) - Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Neuro-Oncologist (Assistant/Associate/Professor) - Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001KL

The Department of NeurosurgeryofMcGovern Medical Schoolat UTHealth Houston invites applications for a fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist to join our large and vibrant department at the rank of either Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Our multidisciplinary department is comprised of over 45 clinical and 20 research faculty and is currently ranked 4 th in the country for NIH funding to neurosurgical departments. We are one of the largest neurosurgery programs in the region and draw patients both nationally and internationally. Our Department annually manages large numbers of unique patients: over 600 with primary brain malignancies, over 650 with metastatic brain tumors and 800 with benign brain tumors. Additionally, our neurosurgeons operate on more than 500 brain tumors annually and perform 500 Gamma Knife procedures. Our radiation oncologists treat over 1000 unique patients annually with benign and malignant diseases. Our Faculty participates in a large number of clinical trials, especially around the treatment of glioblastomas.

This full-time, tenure-track position will be based atMemorial Hermann Hospitalin theTexas Medical Center (TMC), one of the world's largest and busiest conglomerations of healthcare facilities, with additional engagement across the Memorial Hermann Health System.

The successful candidate will join two other neuro-oncologists and collaborate with three tumor-focused neurosurgeons, four radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and otorhinolaryngologists all closely engaged in the team-based investigation and management of CNS malignancies.


· Clinician-scientist with proven scholastic skills who will provide state-of-the-art clinical care and capitalize on the opportunity to contribute to pathbreaking brain tumor research.

· Proven track record in innovation, high-impact publications, extramural funding, and ability to successfully collaborate with basic scientists will enhance candidacy.

· Board-eligible or board-certified and able to obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Texas.

The appointee will receive substantive research support based on seniority and prior accomplishments and would also be eligible for a STARs award from the University of Texas System for infrastructure support.

Interested candidates should send their CV and letter of interest to:

Patricia Birkmeyer

Director of Management Operations IV

6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.020

Houston, TX 77030

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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